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Having trouble getting started with DataSlave?

We are aware that it is always difficult to start using a new software package and we are keen that you quickly get to see how DataSlave will help your business. Our users are very happy with DataSlave and we want you to join them.

So what can you do to get started?

Watch the multi-media demonstration

There is simple and short demonstration of DataSlave in use. If you have installed DataSlave then it can be launched from the Help menu or from the Start menu. It is also available directly from our site. Watch the Demonstration...

Follow the Tutorial

Run through the Tutorial - found from the Help menu. This will take you step by step through building your first map.

Sample maps

We have a small number of examples of how to use DataSlave to solve particular problems. These are installed with DataSlave and described in the Help Documentation:

- Turning flat file data to normalized data

- Importing Outlook emails into a database

- Handling Parent / Child relationships as you import data into a database

- Preparing data for import to Top Producer

- Using the Name Split Transform function

If you have examples you would like us to produce please email us with details and ideally sample data. If you have maps of your own you would like to contribute, please send them in.

Send your problem to us

We are keen to demonstrate DataSlave to you. Take a look at DataSlave Guarantee. All you need to do is send us some sample data and a description of what the problem or task is. For no charge we will build a DataSlave map to carry out the task and send it to you. We can even use remote control to show you what we have done. Book your free demo now.

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A Null and an empty string are not the same. We discuss when a Null is found in the data and how it is used.

Handling abbreviations in your data

We discuss how to handle abbreviations found in your source data. DataSlave offers a tool to abbreviate and indeed "de-abbreviate" data.





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